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The largest mobilization ever for public schools has one simple demand.

A once-sleepy population of artists and their fans has emerged as a loud and active proponent of political change.

The Governor is setting two dangerous precedents for education in California.

Throwing a bone to its sex-obsessed religious base, the GOP has slipped an abstinence activist into its convention mix of mostly moderate speakers.

Education is always about politics--in the best and worst senses.

The young and the angry mosh the vote for the November election.

Despite decades of battering by divorce and the proliferation of
single-parent households, the family remains a source of inexhaustible
fascination.

Advocates are demanding not just equal but decent schools for all children.

Why we must rethink the paradigm we use for judging human ability.

Racial tensions still simmer in the rural county where Brown was born.

Blogs

Tufts University declines to divest and students respond.

March 5, 2014

A narrow decision on charter school co-locations has charter proponents howling—but is their outrage overblown?

March 5, 2014

Until now, most Jewish college students assumed that open dialogue on Israel was a taboo topic in Hillel—Swarthmore debunked that myth.

February 27, 2014

This past weekend, the two highest university bodies on investor action met to formally discuss the possibility of Yale’s divestment from fossil fuels.

February 27, 2014

Across the country, the last two weeks have seen major student protests against racism and austerity.

February 26, 2014

We know what a progressive thinks about living wages and police stops. But what’s the progressive position on school cancellations?

February 13, 2014

There are thirty-three black students in the UCLA School of Law student body of 1,100.

February 13, 2014

From Raleigh to Olympia, students mobilize for worker justice, prison abolition and educational equity.

February 10, 2014

Students are asking Columbia to disclose sexual assault statistics and make the process easier for survivors.

February 10, 2014

When a winter storm gridlocked Georgia, teachers and school employees proved their worth.

February 5, 2014